We’ll hear about online programs at the UAS School of Management with Assistant Professors Julie Hamilton and Charla Brown, and Community Outreach Coordinator Katy Jordan;
We’ll talk with Steve Vick and Nene Wolf about a new non-profit organization attempting to provide dog sledding opportunities to people experiencing disabilities, Noble Paws;
We’ll talk with US Fish and Wildlife Service polar bear expert Eric Rogehr; he and Kim Titus of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game kick off the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s Fireside Lecture with a presentation about Polar Bears in the Chukchi Sea tonight at 6:30, repeating at 8 p.m.;
and, Arlitia Jones and Amy O’Neill Houck will tell us about the poetry reading at 2 p.m. Sunday at the downtown library; Amy’s arranged for Arlitia to join Emily Wahl and Ernestine Hayes in the presentation.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.